Posting pictures of your Pc(load)

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Savvy412, May 27, 2016.

  1. Savvy412

    Savvy412 Active Member

    Im on a pretty big Facebook Ups driver group, and everyone is always posting pictures of their :censored2:ty load. I always want to contribute but I get paranoid and dont.

    Am I right to be paranoid?
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  2. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    That feeling isn't paranoia, it's the feeling something ain't right about it. It's like milk in the fridge that's a week old but you're not sure if you should drink it. Sure it will probably be ok, but one time it won't be, and you'll regret it.
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  3. undies

    undies Active Member

    It's not worth it. I'm paranoid too.
  4. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    I think they call that common sense.
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  5. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    I heard a guy got pulled in the office for a picture he shared on one of those groups. No joke.

    Not sure what the picture was, or why, but he went in for half an hour with a steward.
  6. brown bomber

    brown bomber brown bomber

    just drive by the center managers office, and stop.....let the traffic back up, open the bulkhead door...invite a few management folks into the cab to let them view the cluster fork. Then tell them you won't be back until 10:00 PM,..then keep messaging them throughout the day. I rarely used this tactic, but if I was screwed before I left the bldg., it worked

    I used to also inform Mgt., that after delivering my air I was going to empty my Pkg. car in the middle of a retail parking lot and reload it. On more than one occasion a part-time preload sup. showed up to assist me,..probably should have filed on this

    If a crap load is gonna cost me 2 hrs., I'd let them know
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  7. BrownArmy

    BrownArmy Well-Known Member


  8. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    If any of friends own a drone with camera ask her/him to pic of load at one of your stops.
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  9. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    I've heard you can get fired for it cause ups doesn't want the world knowing how crappy they treat their drivers? But what could they actually fire you for
  10. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    Never underestimate how creative they can get when they are looking to terminate someone.
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  11. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    Yea I totally get that but I'm just wondering how that termination would stand
  12. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    Thought this was in the other thread about recording convos haha whoops
  13. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    Depends on a lot of factors. One would be prior discipline. Taking pictures on company time could be construed as stealing time. Dishonesty, etc. if you try to deny it or say you didn't when they have proof you did.
  14. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    Dammit, son. Less Jim Beam next time.
  15. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    Haha haven't even started yet
  16. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt

    Not when you are documenting evidence.... to supplement your complaint to OSHA.

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  17. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    For sure. But taking a picture of your load, and then immediately or some time later posting it on social media and complaining about it is clearly not documenting anything for OSHA.
  18. MendozaJ

    MendozaJ Active Member

    Stealing time.
  19. Scottyhawk

    Scottyhawk What is it? A brown box. Duh

    I have not had them look at the load, but sent in a message the other day at 11:00 am saying "great dispatch eta 2200". Shockingly, not a peep out of them
  20. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Yeah, just don't do it. If you have to take a picture, just show it to your wife, girlfriend, partner or whatever and have a good cry together.

    UPSers already get it. We know how the loads can get. So UPSers showing other UPSers their loads isn't all that productive anyway.

    If the (subconscious?) objective is really do get a decision maker at UPS to see it and make some changes, just invite your management team over before you leave in the morning and tell them you'll be making the big bucks that day.